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03-06-2018, 11:02 AM
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White British or something else?

Reading something another member had posted on another thread yesterday got me thinking.
Do we have members from different backgrounds/races/ethnicities on this forum I wonder..?
When you can't see pictures of people it's difficult to know
I would describe myself as white Welsh/British/European (I'm happy with any one of those) but my skin colour is slightly more olive than pale, I suppose that means somewhere along my ancestral line they were Europeans from further south or perhaps even Asia who knows?

How would you describe yourself?
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03-06-2018, 11:04 AM
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I am British, the colour of my skin is immaterial.
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03-06-2018, 11:05 AM
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By birth I am Irish, green eyes, auburn hair (now white) pale skin.

By adoption - I am Yorkshire

Definitely not european !
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03-06-2018, 11:11 AM
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Re: White British or something else?

It's not important to me either Tara
I was just wondering
And whether we like it or not, filling in of official forms does make it relevant

No one has to answer the question if they're not comfortable with it.
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03-06-2018, 11:14 AM
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I am white English/British.
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03-06-2018, 11:18 AM
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I'm Scottish, and a Highlander. I don't consider myself British at all.
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03-06-2018, 11:23 AM
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Re: White British or something else?

Originally Posted by Roxy ->
I'm Scottish, and a Highlander. I don't consider myself British at all.
I can fully understand that Roxy
But I'm assuming at the moment you have a British passport?

My nieces (eldest brother's daughters) have a dual nationality passport as my s-i-l is from another country. They have to go to London every 5 years to renew them as ithey can only be issued with embassy permission
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03-06-2018, 11:30 AM
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White and British or Englander as I'm referred to hier.
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03-06-2018, 11:36 AM
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Sadly part of me is English but I don't wish to think about that!
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03-06-2018, 11:45 AM
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Re: White British or something else?

I was born in Ireland but my family came to live in England. I became a British Subject to get a British passport. I have an English accent to match!

Like Rhian, l think there is something else in my family from far back. My mother wasnít a typical Irish looking person. My dad had the black hair and blue eyes but my mother had black hair, olive skin, high cheekbones and brown eyes.

My brother and youngest sister looked a bit oriental when they were born and so were their children. My brotherís daughter is the spitting image of Catherine Zeta Jones!

Maybe, this all due to the Spanish Armada invading lreland all those years ago?
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